Just as the popular phrase “catfishing” may refer to a person misrepresenting themselves as a more attractive version online, a play on the term, known as “mask fishing,” has recently gained popularity since the COVID-19 pandemic. This refers to the phenomenon where a person may be perceived as more attractive with their mask on.
However, according to netizens, some K-Pop idols are so stunning that covering half of their face actually covers half of their beauty — Hence, reverse mask fishing. Check out some of the idols below who only get more beautiful when they remove their mask!
1. Miyeon [(G)I-DLE]
Miyeon’s gorgeous side profile and tall nose are concealed under her mask, and when she takes it off, she shows off her stunning features!
2. Kim Minju
Also praised for her tall nose, Minju’s gorgeous visuals shine the most without a mask.
3. Jang Wonyoung (IVE)
Beautiful with and without her mask, Wonyoung reaches her full potential without it.
4. V (BTS)
The moment V lifts up his mask in the airport, his visuals are a showstopper!
5. Hyunjae (The Boyz)
It takes Hyunjae only a second to go from mysterious cutie to handsome guy!
6. Karina (aespa)
From her nose to her jawline, Karina’s visual power is unmatched!
7. Eugene (S.E.S.)
As one of the original visuals from K-Pop’s 1st generation, Eugene’s beautiful looks are undeniable.